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  • n  (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden
    the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water
  • n  a larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)
  • n  a voluptuously beautiful young woman

  • A naked nymph pulling a kangaroo's tail? Or was she really pulling a million Australian legs?"She's out there, all right," said Hunter Ron Sells, insisting.
  • Sometimes the fish go for the nymph, the youngest stage, at the bottom of the river.
  • Of Attica, the softer charms of the nymph who plays the nymph.
News & Articles

  • ‘Modern Family,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ Nab Prizes At Monte-Carlo TV Festival
    The Monte-Carlo Television Festival wrapped in Monaco tonight with the Golden Nymph Awards handed out at the Grimaldi Forum. Hungarian coming-of-age TV movie Aglaja , directed by Krisztina Deák, was the big winner with four prizes. Breaking Bad , Modern Family , Borgen and Fresh Meat were also singled out. The festival has been attracting an increasing number of high-profile talent to the ...
    June 13, 2013 - Deadline Hollywood

  • Bruno Tonioli in Reality TV Magazine
    Bruno Tonioli said "Sometimes you are so fluid you are like a water nymph in a magic lake."
  • Martin Lewis in Los Angeles Times
    Before, many of the fiction films were the '60s as we wanted them to be,says Lewis, a humorist and pop culture historian. "We showed more films in which the theme was that the more gorgeous and nymph-like a girl was, the harder it was to...
  • Pen-ek Ratanaruang in Bangkok Post
    Pen-ek Ratanaruang calls his new film Nang Mai - literally "a wood nymph" - though the official English title, Nymph, better oozes a sylvan sensuality.

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